Learn to Create Awesome Ebooks From Scratch

Create that awesome ebook you always wanted to share with the World.
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Instructed by Mlenge Fanuel Design / Other
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 36 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Ebook sales have long surpased those of print version. For your ebook to stand out, you must lay it out provide the reader with pleasant reading experience. In this course we take a project-oriented approach to empower you to take part of this digital revolution with full confidence.

This course is about converting your source document into an ebook. Participants will be able to make an awesome ebook. The ebook should pass test for compliance to all ebook standards. Participants will create epub ebooks that are accepted by all major ebook vendors such as Amazon Kindle, Apple iBook, Barnes & Noble.

The course is structured in a way participant will use a provided document as source document for which to make an ebook. Participants can also use their own documents.

Lecture notes, presentations and videos are included. The course is expected anything from a day to a week, depending on number of hours the participant puts into the course.

After a brief introduction of the course instructor, short notes are provided about ebooks. The bread and butter of the course is a practicum of make an ebook from a source document.

This course is targeted to anyone who wants to participate in the digital economy by creating their own ebooks. Very basic knowledge of computers is assumed for this course.

Target audience may find this course if they search for the following keywords: ebook, e-book, kindle, amazon, ibook, smashwords, epub, mobi, calibre, sigil, kindle previewer, and adobe digital editions.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have basic computer literacy skills.
  • You should have a word processing software, Microsoft Word strongly recommended.
  • You will get other software while the course goes on.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Discover major ebook formats
  • Create technically valid ebooks
  • Create awesome readable ebooks

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for beginners and intermediates in ebook creation who want to create their ebooks for themselves or for other persons. No prior knowledge of ebooks is needed. This course is probably not for you if you are looking to learn how to create more advanced and complex ebooks.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.



The course facilitator introduces himself and welcomes you to the course.

Overview of the course
3 questions

A quick overview about this course.

Section 2: WHAT IS AN EBOOK?
Discover, at its heart, what an ebook really is
1 question

Quiz about what an ebook is made of.

Acquire requisite tools to create ebooks

After this lecture, students will be able to prepare a source document.

You can get the book 'How to Speak and Write Correctly' from this URL: http://www.authorama.com/book/how-to-speak-and-write-correctly.html as shown in the presentation.

Or you can use the attached word document in the resources of this lecture.


This lecture is the heart of this course. Here is where we make the ebook. Let the fun begin!


Add some finishing touches to the ebook. You can add a cover (sample of which is available in this lecture). You can also add semantics by using Sigil software you downloaded earlier.

More About Distribution
More Tools
1 question

Did you make an ebook?

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Instructor Biography

Mlenge Fanuel, Ebook Author and Expert

Dr. Mgendi has a long experience in writing and publishing ebooks, and have self-published ebooks through Amazon, some of which can be seen at his Amazon Author Profile (ASIN of B002KGRRK8/).

Moreover, Dr. Mgendi has over the years created ebooks for hundreds of satisfied customers at Fiverr website platform, where he achieved level II seller status. The methodology of creating ebooks presented in this course is a result of years of practice in a competetive market.

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